Walsh Construction

  • Project Scheduler

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-OH-Columbus
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Experienced - Full-Time
  • Overview

    Walsh is currently seeking a Project Scheduler with our Healthcare Building Division in Chicago, IL. 


    Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

    • Challenging, complex projects
    • Creative and innovative problem solving environment
    • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
    • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
    • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want


    • Chicago, Illinois based position at the Walsh Group main office.

    • Develop and create various schedules including bid schedules, project baseline schedules, cost loaded schedules and project change driven schedules in a collaborative environment with Division leadership and Project Management teams.

    • Plan and coordinate all planning and scheduling activities under the guidance of the Division leadership and Project Management teams. This includes reorganizing the schedule logic and activity durations resulting from a change in scope or means and methods, as well as updating the schedule for additional work activities following the industry project management guidelines.

    • Oversight and ensure that project planning and schedule standards are implemented and that all project related activities comply with the project baseline schedules, project vision and strategy.

    • Provide analysis, reports and review of contractual requirements regarding project controls and its scheduling.

    • Available for business travel to review and audit various construction projects in order to collect or verify information as needed.

    • Develop and oversight for the Division’s project control’s scheduling team and provide mentoring to potential project control managers.

    • Lead the Division’s scheduling team and planning efforts on a continuous basis and prepare periodic project forecasts for Division leadership based on own knowledge of the ongoing construction as well as input from other members of the project team.

    • Lead weekly and monthly Division schedule reviews for the various Division markets.

    • Provide supervision and/or on-the-job training to more junior project professionals assigned to area of responsibility as needed.

    • Assist in the preparation and negotiation of Change Orders and additional work on the project.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent

    • Minimum 3 years of experience at a construction company for a scheduler position

    • Prior experience in vertical, commercial construction is required. Healthcare construction experience is desired but not required

    • Computer knowledge, proficiencies in Primavera 6.0 or later required, proficiency in Excel and working knowledge of other scheduling software desired but not required.

    • Design Build project procurement experience desired but not required

    • Prior experience with Federal and State construction projects is required.

    • Broad understanding of engineering and construction processes

    • Ability to understand the project scope of work and DFOW

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Ability to represent scheduling and project controls functions in a cross-function team

    • Multi-tasking, good time management and organizational skills

    • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times

    • Ability to understand and follow directions

    • Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications




    An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran


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